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How to Order a Tooth-Friendly Coffee

“I’ll have a large Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with soy milk and extra whipped cream.” Sound familiar? While a tasty caffeinated treat can work wonders as a morning or afternoon pick-me-up, many of our fav[o]rite coffee shop orders are packed full of sugar—something your teeth aren’t too happy about. If visiting a local coffee shop is […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pearly Whites Holiday Healthy

With holiday buffet tables brimming with pies, desserts and other decadent delectables, one’s waistline isn’t the only thing to keep in check. Your teeth can be susceptible to decay as seasonal treats can sour one’s smile. Here are five easy tips to remember to ensure your teeth are fortified against a not-so-sweet onslaught: Make H2O […]

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Keep Your Teeth Tough As You Age

Adding years to your life doesn’t have to mean subtracting teeth from your smile. Celebrate those extra candles on your birthday cake by ensuring that your teeth stay senior strong. Here are some easy yet effective ways to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime. Ensure you get enough calcium. Because calcium can decrease bone […]

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What’s the Deal With Baby Teeth?

Have you ever wondered why we have two sets of teeth in our lifetime? Though we don’t keep our baby teeth for long, they do serve an important purpose during the first few years of our lives. Check out these five facts about your first set of teeth! 1. Baby teeth are also known as […]

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Tooth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

A nutritious meal at lunchtime isn’t just important to give your child an energy boost to finish out their school day—it can make a big difference in their overall and oral health. If you’re concerned about expenses, packing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be costly. Here are a few ideas to help fill your […]

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How to Take Care of Your Dentures

For a lot of people, dentures are a part of everyday life. But when it comes to maintaining your dentures, there are a few steps you should take to look after them for years to come. Whether you have been wearing dentures for a while or are just learning how to care for your new […]

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Four Secrets of a Healthy Smile

Have you ever wondered how someone with a beautiful smile keeps it gleaming? Or maybe you want a healthier smile and aren’t sure where to start? If you’ve ever found yourself a victim of smile envy, consider these four points to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. 1. A bright white smile isn’t […]

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3 Facts About Your Gums

At our practice, we care about more than just your teeth—when you visit us for a regular checkup, it’s important that we examine your gums to ensure well-rounded oral health. #1: Gums should not bleed when you floss. If you don’t floss regularly, chances are you notice a little bit of blood around your gums […]

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Why Is Smoking So Bad For Your Teeth?

It’s common knowledge that smoking can lead to lung cancer and severe cardio-pulmonary issues that may become life threatening. And while these conditions are serious, there’s another part of your body that’s commonly affected by frequent tobacco use—your mouth and teeth. Aside from causing teeth disc[o]loration, smoking can also: Increase your risk of oral cancer […]

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

As your dentist, we strive to make you as comfortable as possible during your treatments. However, we know that for some, visiting our practice isn’t their fav[o]rite thing in the world. Don’t worry—we don’t take it personally! We understand that dental anxiety is a real thing, and we’d like to offer our patients a few […]

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